The sudden outburst had confused ministers Rajitha Senaratne and Sajith Premadasa who were discussing the above mentioned issue while the Cabinet had erupted in laughter.
Minister Karunanayake has said that this mafia is being headed by Ruwan Ferdinandis. Noting that the websites were attacking continuously, the minister had further said that they won't be able to continue the functions of the government if this prevails.
According to reports, President Maithripala Sirisena had watched on laughing while the Prime minister had barely raised his head.
Continuing his outburst, minister Ravi has said that Mr. Ferdinandis had requested Rs. 2.5million from him and his is inconveniencing the government and himself because the amount was not given.
In response, minister of finance and media - Mangala Samaraweera has said that this cannot be so as Mr. Ferdinandis is currently functioning as his coordinating secretary at the media ministry and is working to benefit the government.